ORLANDO, Fla., February 25, 2020 – Westgate Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of Villa Italiano Chophouse, an exciting new concept in authentic Italian fine dining, at Westgate Vacation Villas and Town Center Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. The world-class Villa Italiano Chophouse celebrates Italy’s culinary passion by featuring house-made recipes, many of which came from the cookbook and personal recipes of Westgate’s own Chief Operating Officer, Mark Waltrip.
In addition to immensely popular chophouse specialties like Bone-In Ribeye Florentine, Parmesan-Crusted Filet of Beef, Sirloin of Beef Santa Maria and Pan Seared Salmon Balsamico, Villa Italiano Chophouse serves signature entrees such as: Veal Piccata, Chicken Parmesan, Linguini with White Clam Sauce, Short Rib Tortellini Giganti and more. Salads, antipasti boards and pizzas round out the diverse menu of Italian specialties at Villa Italiano Chophouse, which also features an extensive selection of approximately 90 wines (many of which were imported directly from Italy), handcrafted cocktails, beer, sangria, frizzantes (bubbly cocktails) and after-dinner drinks such as: Cannoli Martini, Tiramisu Martini and Grappaccino. Dessert options include: Tiramisu, Limoncello Cake, Italian Cannoli Cake and Gelato. A kid’s menu is also available.
Villa Italiano Chophouse is open nightly for dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by phone at (407) 396-8523, Ext. 41748. Villa Italiano Chophouse joins an ever-expanding selection of diverse onsite dining options at Westgate Vacation Villas and Town Center Resort that includes Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, Sid’s Bistro, Joe’s Marketplace & Grill, Cordovano Joe’s Pizza and Hershey’s Ice Cream Shop. For more information about Villa Italiano Chophouse at Westgate Vacation Villas and Town Center Resort, visit www.wgtowncenter.com.
ABOUT WESTGATE RESORTS
Westgate Resorts is the largest privately held timeshare company in the world and one of the largest resort developers in the United States. Founded in 1982 by David Siegel, the company is headquartered in Orlando with 8 Orlando hotel resorts, and 24 themed destination resorts nationwide, featuring more than 14,500 luxury villas and hotel rooms in popular vacation destinations throughout the United States such as Miami, Orlando and Cocoa Beach, Florida; New York City, New York; Park City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; and Tunica, Mississippi. Most Westgate Resorts locations feature a variety of unique restaurant, retail and spa concepts, including Villa Italiano Chophouse, Drafts Burger Bar, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit www.westgateresorts.com.